E3 2012: Wii U supports 1080p

Specifications forthcoming in the wake of Nintendo's E3 press conference; full game list also unveiled
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The Nintendo Wii U will support 1080p resolution.

A new fact sheet published by Nintendo confirms the news, and offers insight into many more of the console's specifications.

The Nintendo Wii U will support a substantial number of outputs, offering HDMI, Wii D-Terminal, Wii Component Video, Wii RGB, Wii S-Video Stereo AV and Wii AV. PCM linear audio is offered via HDMI or analogue sound through AV Multi-Out.

Also confirmed for the system is is the 6.2 inch, 16:9 ratio Wii U Gamepad screen, IBM Power-Based multi-core CPU, AMD Radeon HD GPU and wireless IEEE 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi support. LAN adapters will be supported via either of the machine’s two USB ports.

At the same time, Nintendo has also published a full list of games currently confirmed for the Wii U:

2K Sports
NBA 2K13 - Holiday

Ben 10: Omniverse - Holiday
Family Party: 30 Great Games (working title) -Holiday
Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game - Holiday

Electronic Arts
Mass Effect 3 - Holiday

Maximum Games

Jett Tailfin - Holiday

TANK! TANK! TANK! - Holiday
TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 (working title) - Holiday


LEGO City: Undercover - Holiday
New Super Mario Bros. U - Holiday
NINJA GAIDEN 3: Razor’s Edge - Holiday
Nintendo Land - Holiday
SiNG (working title) - Holiday
Wii U Panorama View (working title) - Holiday
Game & Wario (working title) - Launch Window
Pikmin 3 -Launch Window
Project P-100 (working title) - Launch Window
Wii Fit U - Launch Window


Aliens: Colonial Marines - TBA
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed - Holiday

Darksiders II - Holiday


Assassin’s Creed III - Holiday
Just Dance 4 - Holiday
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth - Holiday
Rabbids Land - Holiday
Sports Connection - Holiday
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 - Holiday
ZombiU - Holiday
Rayman Legends - TBA

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Scribblenauts Unlimited - Holiday
Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition - Holiday

Chasing Aurora - Holiday
Trine 2: Director’s Cut - Holiday
Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien - Holiday
Aban Hawkins & the 1,001 Spikes - Holiday
Cloudberry Kingdom - Holiday

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